Tacchino Hats, Joe Boots, Rio Grande Boots, and Wyoming Traders To Open Showrooms at Dallas Market Center
–World’s Largest Western and English Marketplace Continues to Grow–
DALLAS – October 19, 2020 – Four new showrooms were announced for Dallas Market Center, the hub of Western and English commerce from leading brands. Among its growing lineup of exhibitors are newcomers Tacchino Hats, Joe Boots and Rio Grande Boots, opening new permanent showrooms on the 14th floor of the World Trade Center, as well as Wyoming Traders, relocating to space of its own on 14.
Dallas Market Center president Cindy Morris welcomed these brands, stating, “The momentum is building in Dallas as we put the final pieces in place for the debut of the world’s largest Western & English marketplace in January. We look forward to introducing these top brands to new and loyal buyers.”
Tacchino Hats, born in 1862 in a small town in Italy, specializes in the finest hand-shaped toppers as well as handcrafted western wear beloved around the globe. “Tacchino Hats has thrived for 150 years and five generations of dedicated hatters,” says company CEO Giulia Tacchino. “We do business around the world and, with the growth and momentum of Dallas Market Center, we look forward to introducing our quality collections with the exclusive ‘Made in Italy’ Tacchino label to Texas.” The Tacchino Hats showroom is located WTC 14165.
Wyoming Traders’ commitment to quality materials and craftsmanship, which began as a collection of silk wild rags, has grown into a comprehensive line of ranch wear for the working cowboy, making it a perfect fit for the marketplace. “We are thrilled to be joining the western community at Dallas Market Center,” says owner Alan Chadwick. “With it being the new home of WESA in 2021 and the largest western lifestyle marketplace, it's exactly where Wyoming Traders needs to be to expand our customer base and continue to grow through our next 25 years.” Wyoming Traders is located in WTC 14197.
Joe Boots is a California-based brand that specializes in affordable accessories with crossover appeal. “Joe's colorfully embroidered boots, bags and exclusive designs are popular in mainstream and western markets,” says Joe Boots president Christian Dominquez. “Our wide selection from work boots to rodeo boots to Western hats makes our Joe’s a perfect fit for Dallas Market Center. Along with the rodeo, we look forward to moving in and introducing our products to its markets.” Buyers may find Joe Boots in WTC 14947.
Dominquez also serves as president of Rio Grande Boots, which will also open a new showroom. “Rio Grande Boots are quality crafted to be functional and fashionable, incorporating exotics and intricate stitching in sophisticated, standout designs,” Dominquez says. “We have been proud bootmakers since 1942 and still now are among the top western manufactures in the world, and we are thrilled to be introducing our boots at Dallas Market Center.” Rio Grande Boots is located in WTC 14953.
In addition to its longstanding Western & English Markets, Apparel & Accessories Markets and Total Home + Gift Markets, Dallas Market Center is the new home of the WESA’s annual International Western/English Apparel & Equipment Markets and the AETA International Trade Show, taking place January 14-17, 2021. The marketplace features hundreds of Western lifestyle brands serving retail buyers from across the U.S. and internationally. In fact, no other marketplace in the world attracts more buyers seeking Western and Western-inspired products.
About Dallas Market Center
Dallas Market Center is a global business-to-business trade center and the leading wholesale marketplace in North America connecting retailers and interior designers with top manufacturers in home décor, furniture, gifts, lighting and fashion. Inside its dynamic, five million square foot campus near downtown Dallas, nearly 200,000 customers from all 50 states and 85 countries seek industry trends, business education and new products via open-daily showrooms and from exhibitors participating in trade events held throughout the year. With thousands of free parking spaces, hotel shuttle buses, efficient dock services, well-maintained vertical transportation, boosted cell phone coverage, enhanced WiFi, and on-site restaurants and catering, DMC’s superior facilities make shopping these markets convenient, enjoyable, and lucrative. Throughout the last six decades, the company has remained committed to ensuring that customers receive the support services they need to make their business experience in Dallas successful. dallasmarketcenter.com
About WESA and the International Western/English Apparel & Equipment Markets
The Western & English Sales Association (WESA) was organized in 1921 and its founders launched an initial trade show in Denver in January 1922, with the goal of creating a forum where retailers, manufacturers, and sales representatives could conduct business in an atmosphere of fair trade and fellowship. Today, WESA is more than 900 members strong and produces the International Western/English Apparel & Equipment Markets, the world’s largest trade events for the Equestrian Industry, attracting a constantly growing global audience. WESA Markets are regarded as the single-sourcing entity for more than 1,300 product lines, bringing more than 4,500 retailers to the WESA Markets each year. WESA also serves as a source for information and education for retailers and exhibitors, bringing soil business and lifestyle expertise to the trade, through Market seminars and demonstrations. wesatradeshow.com